SOMALIA MARKS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES



STORY: SOMALIA – INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
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SOURCE: UNSOM PUBLIC INFORMATION
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LANGUAGE: SOMALI/ENGLISH/NATURAL SOUND
DATELINE: 3 DECEMBER 2014 / MOGADISHU, SOMALIA

SHOT LIST

1. Wide shot; Hilaac UK Restaurant sign / two participants entering the venue
2. Medium shot; another participant arriving
3. Medium shot; participant entering the conference hall
4. Wide shot; participants listening to speeches
5. Close up shot; Somalia Disability Empowerment Network (SODEN) banner
6. Medium shot; participant listening to speech
7. Medium shot; participants listening
8. Medium shot; Mohamed Ali Farah, Chairperson, Somali Disability Empowerment Network (SODEN) addressing the participants
9. SOUNDBITE (Somali) MOHAMED ALI FARAH, CHAIRPERSON, SOMALI DISABILITY EMPOWERMENT NETWORK (SODEN):
“This is a joyous day for disabled Somalis, we use this day to conduct awareness campaigns and share our needs and challenges with the rest of the public. Somalia is part of the global community and so this day is important to us because the number of disabled people here is very high, it is considered to be 20 percent of the population.”
10. Medium shot; participants listening
11. Close up shot; Ahmed Hassan Warsame, Chairperson, Somalia Association for the Blind, listening
12. Medium shot; female participants at the forum
13. Close up shot; Habiba Mohamed, disabled person, attending the celebrations
14. Medium shot; Jawahir Barqaab, Chairperson, Banadir Regional Women’s Association addressing the gathering
15. SOUNDBITE (Somali) HABIBA MOHAMED, DISABLED PERSON:
“We need care, just like other human beings. We also need international and local support. Though we are disabled people, we do not want to see our children face the same challenges.”
16. Close up shot; mobile phone
17. Medium shot; Ahmed Hassan Warsame listening to his voice-enabled mobile phone
18. SOUNDBITE (Somali) AHMED HASSAN WARSAME, CHAIRMAN, SOMALIA ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND:
“My mobile phone speaks to me. If I want to check my contacts, it tells me. If I want to use my camera, the voice function guides me. It’s a positive development that my phone can directly communicate to me. For example, I use a computer. I can tell my D drive from my C drive. I can get anything out or open any document I want to, because the computer speaks has voice-enabling software to guide me.”
19. Close up shot; Ahmed Warsame holding a cane
20. Medium shot; Ahmed Warsame addressing the gathering
21. Wide shot; Ahmed Warsame speaking to participants

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